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Jefferson Collaboration Creates First International Medical Degree Program: Philly Voice, Becker’s Hospital Review

Thomas Jefferson University is collaborating with two prestigious Italian universities to offer the world’s first medical degree program that will enable graduates to practice in both the United States and the European Union, reported Philly Voice and Becker’s Hospital Review. During the …

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Unconventional Materials in Experimental Designs on Parade at Jefferson: CBS3, 6ABC

Jefferson fashion design students used materials like mirrors, pipe cleaners and garbage bags in the unconventional Design X fashion show, CBS3 and 6ABC reported Nov. 8. Watch the CBS3 clip below, and read more about Design X here.

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Jefferson Researchers Find Hot Coffee May Be Better For Your Health: Philadelphia Inquirer, Nutrition Insight

Jefferson chemistry researchers Niny Rao, PhD, and Megan Fuller, PhD, found that hot coffee has more healthful antioxidants than cold-brew coffee, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Nutrition Insight reported Nov. 6. In the study published Oct. 30, the researchers also found that pH …

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Creative-Arts Therapy Can Help People Heal, Faculty Member Rachel Brandoff Tells The Philadelphia Inquirer

Creative-arts therapy with a trained counselor can help people deal with mental illness, but even “engaging in a creative work on one’s own can still help people find purpose, better understand their emotions, and connect with others,” Rachel Brandoff, PhD, …

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Jefferson Researchers Found Hot Coffee Has More Antioxidants Than Cold: CBS This Morning, 6ABC, Science Daily, Centre Daily Times

A new study by Jefferson researchers Niny Rao, PhD, associate professor of chemistry, and Megan Fuller, PhD, assistant professor of chemistry, found that hot coffee has more healthful antioxidants than cold-brew coffee, as reported by CBS This Morning, 6ABC, Science …

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Jefferson Students Are Co-Inventing Tomorrow’s Healthcare Technology: Technical.ly

Medical and design students at Jefferson are collaborating to help find innovative solutions for healthcare and medical devices, Technical.ly reported Oct. 31. Through such programs at JeffSolves and JeffDESIGN, students have the opportunity to research, design and develop new devices …

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Arlen Specter Center for Public Service Opens Archive Collection to Public: 6ABC

The Arlen Specter Center for Public Service officially opened the historic archives of the late Sen. Arlen Specter to the public, 6ABC reported Oct. 19 on the 6 p.m. news. Specter, who was Pennsylvania’s longest-serving Senator, donated his historic collection …

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Lambert Center Director Says Interest In Marijuana Research is Growing: Detroit News

Interest in conducting marijuana research is growing as more states–now up to 30–approve the use of medicinal marijuana, Charles Pollack, MD, director of the Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Jefferson, said in an Oct. 25 …

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Lambert Center Director Discusses Cannabis Science and Research: Cannabis Business & Science Podcast

Charles Pollack, MD, director of The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Jefferson, discussed the research and science on medical marijuana in an interview with Cannabis Business & Science Podcast. Listen here.

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Jefferson Health Hack Seeking Innovation in Wearables, Remote Medicine, and Medicinal Cannabis: Technical.ly

The Jefferson Health Hack, Nov. 2-4, is seeking innovators to disrupt the status quo in wearables, remote medicine and medicinal cannabis and hemp, Technical.ly Philly reported Oct. 18. The winning teams will receive $5,000 each.

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